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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9846S, -66.77WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us7000aevz. Event ids that are associated: us7000aevz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.77° West, 17.9846° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:10:00 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 06:10:00 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:10 am.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, San Juan.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km S of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.77° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km S of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-30 06:10:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-30 06:23:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.515 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 247 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000aevz Id of event.
Event Code 7000aevz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aevz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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